Free Online Conference Just for Catholic Moms A brand new experience for moms is coming March 6 – 9 that is designed to meet their needs and daily demands. Catholic Conference 4 Moms will be hosting an online conference entirely for free! Diocese of St. Augustine One Faith, One Family Christ the King Catholic School STEM Coordinator Suzette Gagnon Receives Florida Project Learning Tree 2019 Educator of the Year Award Lakeland, FL (Nov. 2, 2019) – Florida Project Learning Tree (FL PLT) recognized Suzette Gagnon, Christ the King Catholic School STEM Coordinator as the 2019 Educator of the Year at the annual FL PLT professional development conference, “Growing Green Careers,” held in Lakeland, FL November 1-3, 2019. Each year Project Learning Tree (PLT) recognizes and […] Advent Reconciliation Schedule One of the best ways to prepare our hearts for the coming of Jesus Christ at Christmas is to go to Reconciliation during the Advent season. Below is a complete schedule of Advent Reconciliation services throughout the diocese. “I was in prison and you visited me” For the last several years, the Diocese of St. Augustine has participated in the Cities for Life movement to protest Florida’s death penalty. Currently, there are 341 inmates on Death Row in the state. This year’s Cities for Life event, which will be held at the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Downtown Jacksonville on […] USCCB Issues Statement on Supreme Court Cases Upholding the DACA Program WASHINGTON— Bishop Joe S. Vásquez, of Austin and Chairman of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) Committee on Migration, commented on three cases argued before the Supreme Court today – Department of Homeland Security v. Regents of University of California; McAleenan, Secretary of Homeland Security v. Vidal; Trump, President of U.S. v. NAACP. […] November 1st Begins Florida Adoption Month From Governor Ron DeSantis’ Office of Adoption and Child Protection November is Florida Adoption Month, a time to celebrate adoption finalizations, express thanks to the parents, staff and many stakeholders who work throughout the year to find permanent families for children in need, and bring attention to the children who are still searching for their […] Archaeological Excavations Continue at Mission Nombre de Dios An ongoing archaeological dig at Mission Nombre de Dios in St. Augustine is now open to the general public through Dec. 13. The excavation has uncovered the foundations of the 17th century stone chapel dedicated to Nuestra Señora de la Leche y Buen Parto (Our Lady of the Milk and a Happy Delivery), and provided […] Prayer Vigils Canceled Due to Stay of Execution Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed his third death warrant Wednesday, Sept. 25, for the execution of 73-year-old James Dailey. If carried out, this would have been the 100th execution in Florida since the reinstatement of the death penalty in the 1970s. However, as of Wednesday, Oct. 23rd Dailey’s execution has been stayed, meaning a federal […] Father John M. Phillips – A Beloved Pastor and Diocesan Leader Goes Home to the Lord Father John Phillips, pastor of Holy Faith Catholic Church in Gainesville, and a diocesan leader, died suddenly Sunday morning, Oct. 20. He was 63. The Holy Faith community is mourning his death. He was not only a good shepherd, but he was a great brother, priest, and friend. Father John has blessed those he served […] Bishop Blesses New Catholic Gators Student Center By Thomas Clark Sunday was an exciting day for the Catholic Gator community. After years of hard work and applying for the necessary permits, the newly built Catholic Student Center at St. Augustine’s Parish in Gainesville was officially blessed by Bishop Felipe Estévez. As part of a special Mass, Bishop Estévez also celebrated the formal […] REBOOT Live with Chris Stefanick Internationally acclaimed speaker, author and TV host Chris Stefanick is coming to San Juan del Rio on Wednesday November 6th at 7pm to share his program REBOOT, a life changing experience. Tickets are currently on sale for $25, but space is limited. You can purchase tickets on line at http://reallifecatholic.com/reboot . We hope to see […] Click Here to view News from the Diocese of St. Augustine.